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  • Map of France
    RAF Cosford team takes on Tour de France challenge

    Sgt Nick Heyes is racing his colleagues along the 2017 Tour de France route in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund and Neuroblastoma UK.

  • Dunkirk premiere
    We join the stars for the world premiere of Dunkirk

    Last Thursday we were delighted to be invited to the world premiere of the new blockbuster film, Dunkirk in London's Leicester Square. We were thrilled to take World War Two Spitfire pilot Allan Scott DFM with us as we mingled with stars of the film and other celebrities on the red carpet.

  • Duloe Manor - Cornwall
    "The holiday came at just the right time"

    When RAF Veteran Keith Greenhaf lost his sight, life as he knew it changed forever. His confidence and independence was dramatically affected and so enjoying a holiday with his wife seemed unrealistic, until he came across the Disabled Holiday Trust that is.

  • Red Bull Soapbox team 2017
    Tally ho! RAF Officers win hearts at Red Bull Soapbox Race

    This weekend, a team of RAF Engineer Officers from Air Command at RAF High Wycombe took on 69 teams at the annual Red Bull Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace and claimed eighth place.

  • Jonah Jones
    Neil 'Jonah' Jones looks to step up the pace

    This weekend Group Captain Neil 'Jonah' Jones runs the British 10K in London, to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • 5th anniversary of the Bomber Command Memorial
    Veterans gather at the Bomber Command Memorial to honour 55,573 fallen airmen

    On Sunday more than 100 people gathered in Green Park at a ceremony to honour the 55,573 airmen of Bomber Command who died during the Second World War.

  • Royal Ascot's Armed Forces Day
    Royal Ascot honours military personnel and charities for Armed Forces Day

    For the fifth year running military personnel once again joined racegoers for Royal Ascot's unofficial Armed Forces Day.

  • Maria Clark's fundraiser
    Barking mad fundraiser!

    Last month, dog enthusiast Maria Clark organised a competition with a difference! Inspired by Crufts, Maria took to the internet and arranged an online dog show, all to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • John Wright and his son Lewis
    Fathers who serve: Sergeant John Wright

    As dads everywhere celebrate Father's Day, we are proud to have supported so many RAF dads and their families. One such dad is Sergeant John Wright who is currently serving at RRH Buchan. We recently adapted John's home to help with the care of his son Lewis who has complex needs.

  • Joanna Martin and her Hairy Haggis relay team
    Hairy Haggis runners ramp up the support

    Last month the Hairy Haggis Team Relay took place, as part of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, with the RAF Benevolent Fund enjoying support from 14 teams.

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